Tuesday, November 3, 2009


SHOCKING? Two racegoers take a different approach to fashion before the running of Australia’s Melbourne Cup horse race on November 3, 2009. A crowd over 100,000 people gathered to watch 24 horses competing in the $4.95 million USD race run over 3200 meters (about 2 miles).

Here, jockey Corey Brown powers to victory in the Melbourne Cup on his horse Shocking ahead of Kerrin McEvoy on Crime Scene on November 3, 2009. Shocking denied international contenders Crime Scene and Mourilyan the win at Flemington Racecourse.

(Photos by William West/AFP/Getty Images)

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